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SLU’s History on Display

SLU’s History on Display

Megan Anthony, Editor in Chief

March 9, 2018


Filed under Arts, Featured News, News

Saint Louis University celebrates its 200 year anniversary with an exhibition that featured a signing of a commemorative book.

Ibtihaj Muhammad Combats Social Norms

Ibtihaj Muhammad Combats Social Norms

Meredyth Staunch, Managing Editor

March 2, 2018


Filed under Featured News, News

Attracted to fencing as a teenager because the sport was conducive to her competing in Islamic dress, 2016 Olympic bronze medalist Ibtihaj Muhammad was hosted by the Great Issues Committee at the Wool Ballrooms on the evening of March 1. Growing up in a competitive household, Muhammad and her siblings...

Jalen Johnson: The “Bayou Billiken”

Jalen Johnson: The “Bayou Billiken”

Sam Glass, Staff Writer

March 2, 2018


Filed under Commentary, Featured News, Men's Basketball, Sports

“Basketball, in general, has changed my life,” said Jalen Johnson, sophomore Billiken basketball star. Johnson came in as the “Baton Rouge Bomber” but the voice of SLU basketball, Bob Ramsey, decided to change it up, and thus the “Bayou Billiken” was born. In his second year as a Bil...

Meet Your Candidates

Meet Your Candidates

Rebecca LiVigni, Photo Editor

February 26, 2018


Filed under Featured News, News, SGA

Following two debates, SLU students can now vote for their favorite candidates for the 2018-19 SLU Student Government. Voting is available online on SLU Groups from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. or at an official polling place in Grand Hall from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Click on this story to read brief personal profiles of all three presidential candidates.

Celebrating a Renaming: The Richard A. Chaifetz School of Business

Celebrating a Renaming: The Richard A. Chaifetz School of Business

Em Miller and Tannock Blair, News Editor and Associate News Editor

February 23, 2018


Filed under Featured News, News

On Feb. 20, Saint Louis University officially announced that the John Cook School of Business would be officially renamed the Richard A. Chaifetz School of Business.

Hoonah Who? Meet the Star Pup of the Counseling Center

Hoonah Who? Meet the Star Pup of the Counseling Center

Em Miller, News Editor

February 23, 2018


Filed under Featured News, Let Us Introduce You, News

Hoonah, the resident star of the University Counseling Center as well as the first animal-assisted therapy dog employed at SLU, is as good-natured and comforting as he is big. A dedicated employee, Hoonah is present in the University Counseling Center on Thursdays and is often booked with appointments....

Women Battle at Home and On the Road

Women Battle at Home and On the Road

Sam Glass, Staff Writer

February 22, 2018


Filed under Featured News, Sports, Women's basketball

The Billikens continued their road trip with a Feb. 10 game against Rhode Island. The second consecutive road game brought the Bills a win before their return home. The game saw three Billikens finish in double digits with senior forward Maddy Gits scoring in the double digits for her seventh consecut...

Black Panther Roars into Theaters

Black Panther Roars into Theaters

Alexis Stogner, Staff Writer

February 22, 2018


Filed under Arts, Featured News, Movies

The Disney-Marvel film “Black Panther” hit theaters on Feb. 16 and immediately shattered box office records. Earning an estimated $404 million worldwide during its opening weekend, it became the most profitable February movie debut of all time, as well as the fifth-highest debut weekend gross ever. ...

Short-staffed Men See Success

Short-staffed Men See Success

Bobby Stilwell, Sports Editor

February 22, 2018


Filed under Featured News, Men's Basketball, Sports

Despite Ty Graves withdrawing from SLU a few days prior, SLU Men’s Basketball prevailed over La Salle 70-62 at Chaifetz Arena on Saturday, Feb. 10. SLU scored twice in the first two minutes, with layups from redshirt junior guard Javon Bess and freshman forward Hasahn French. La Salle struck b...

VP Candidates Share Their Platforms

VP Candidates Share Their Platforms

Meredyth Staunch, Managing Editor

February 22, 2018


Filed under Featured News, News, SGA

Feb. 15 marked the first of two 2018 SGA debates as prospective student voters gathered in Anheuser-Busch Auditorium in Cook Hall at 7 p.m. Twelve candidates running for VP of either Academic Affairs, Diversity and Inclusion, Finance, Internal Affairs, International Affairs and Student Organizations...

Track Sets Personal Records Despite Poor Team Performance

Track Sets Personal Records Despite Poor Team Performance

Monica Ryan, Associate Sports Editor

February 22, 2018


Filed under Featured News, Men's Track & Field, Sports, Women's Track & Field

This past weekend, Men's and Women's Track and Field competed at the Atlantic-10 Indoor Championships at Mackal Field House in Kingston, Rhode Island. As a collective, the men scored 51 points in the meet, giving them an eighth-place finish out of 10 teams. Junior long distance runner Manuel de Ba...

A Psychological Perspective on Events in Parkland

A Psychological Perspective on Events in Parkland

Rebecca LiVigni, Photo Editor

February 22, 2018


Filed under Featured News, News

Dr. Terri L. Weaver sits down with our photo editor Rebecca LiVigni to reflect on the recent tragic shooting that occurred on Feb. 14 at a high school in Parkland, Florida.

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